Cameron Monaghan – 3,800+ WTF Fun Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

After hundreds of hours of academic research and reading dozens upon dozens of books, a collection of the world’s most shocking, surprising, and interesting facts have been compiled into this digital audiobook. My personal collection is now yours! You will gain interesting insights about the world we live in that will absolutely shock you. You’ll find yourself screaming “No way! Woooow!” over and over again while listening to this audiobook. It’s time to learn new things about the world that we live in, and this audiobook is your gateway to doing so. This will keep you entertained for hours.
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James Mace – Cruelty of Fate: The Fight for Khambula

In late January 1879, following news of the terrible disaster to befall British forces at Isandlwana, Colonel Henry Evelyn Wood, commanding officer of the northern No. 4 Column, withdraws his forces to Khambula, near the Natal and Transvaal borders. Adding to their woes, the southern No. 1 Column finds itself trapped under siege at the abandoned mission station of Eshowe. The general officer commanding, Lord Chelmsford, orders Wood to continue harassing the Zulus, keeping the pressure off their central and southern forces while he rallies reinforcements to relieve Eshowe. In light of the disaster at Isandlwana, Wood knows he must temper aggression with caution, as he does not have the numbers necessary to face the entire Zulu amabutho.
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Chancellor Williams – Destruction of Black Civilization

The Destruction of Black Civilization took Chancellor Williams 16 years of research and field study to compile. The book, which was to serve as a reinterpretation of the history of the African race, was intended to be “a general rebellion against the subtle message from even the most liberal white authors and their Negro disciples: “You belong to a race of nobodies. You have no worthwhile history to point to with pride.”
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Brady Raanes – In Light of Yesterday

In Light of Yesterday takes the listener on a journey to better understand the events that have shaped the global economy. How did soaring interest rates in the US trigger the Latin American Debt crisis in the 1980s? Why did Japans central bank continue to fuel one of the most epic real estate bubbles of all time? How did NAFTA wreck Mexicos currency in 1994? How may the unique policy decisions enacted following the Great Recession of 2008 impact the economy in years to come?
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William Bolitho – Twelve Against the Gods

Twelve Against the Gods was an instant best seller when it first published in 1929. In his trademark journalist style, author William Bolitho details the lives of 12 great adventurers – Alexander the Great, Casanova, Christopher Columbus, Mahomet, Lola Montez, Cagliostro (and Seraphina), Charles XII of Sweden, Napoleon I, Lucius Sergius Catiline, Napoleon III, Isadora Duncan, and Woodrow Wilson. Bolitho shines light on both the struggles and successes that made these figures so iconic, and demonstrates how they all battled convention and conformity to achieve enduring fame and notoriety.
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Hourly History – Indus Valley Civilization

In the late 1800s, British engineers building some of the first railways in the Dominion of India discovered large numbers of bricks buried in the dusty plains of the Punjab. This was odd because historians were not aware of any cities or civilizations which might have constructed buildings in this area. It wasnt until archeological expeditions in the 1920s that it was finally realized that these bricks were the remains of mighty cities built by a previously unknown ancient civilization.
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J. A. Rogers – 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro with Complete Proof

First published in 1934 and revised in 1962, this book gathers journalist and historian Joel Augustus Rogers’ columns from the syndicated newspaper feature titled Your History. Patterned after the look of Ripley’s popular Believe It or Not the multiple vignettes in each episode recount short items from Rogers’s research. The feature began in the Pittsburgh Courier in November 1934 and ran through the 1960s.
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